A Seaside Practice : Adventures of a Scottish Country Doctor

  • by Tom Smith
  • Narrated by Tom Smith
  • Series: Adventures of a Scottish Country Doctor
  • 7 hrs and 0 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

When he arrives to take up his first posting as a GP in Collintrae, a small fishing village on the West coast of Scotland, young Tom Smith isn't quite sure what to expect. Certainly, nothing in his medical training could have prepared him for what he finds - a baker with nine lives, Mad Maggie in the Muck, and a gaggle of giggling nuns are just a few of the extraordinary cases that he comes up against. Heartwarming and gloriously eccentric, Dr Tom's stories capture the beauty of the Lowlands, the joys and sorrows of its inhabitants, and the richly rewarding experiences of life as a Scottish country doctor.

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What the Critics Say

"An affectionate and hugely entertaining memoir of the incident-packed five years that Smith spent looking after the mainly farming families in his patch. If only modern medicine had as much heart." (Guardian)

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Delightful - just too short

What a wonderful listen! I normally avoid books that are narrated by the author, but I enjoyed listening to Dr. Smith's inflecitons...and reading between the lines. My only regret is that it wasn't longer.
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- Susan

Wonderful writer and narrator!

By the end of the audio book I felt like could put faces to the characters. Highly recommend!
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- Candy P.

Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-11-2008
  • Publisher: ISIS Audio Books